Are you looking to expand your professional skills and immerse yourself in a new culture in Italy? Would you like to join a highly-qualified and welcoming team? Do not miss this great opportunity: UPMC Italy/ISMETT is seeking cardiologists to be part of our team to work directly in our hospitals in Italy.
UPMC is a world-renowned healthcare and research enterprise headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.A., inventing new models of patient-centered, cost-effective, accountable care.
UPMC Italy, the Italian division of UPMC, is a leader in patient care, biomedical research, telemedicine, IT development and consulting services in areas related to medicine and research. UPMC Italy’s clinical and scientific activity mainly focuses on transplantation and oncology, but also includes other specialties: from emergency medicine to neurosurgery, from preventive medicine to cardiac surgery
Istituto Mediterraneo per i Trapianti e Terapie ad Alta Specializzazione (ISMETT) is a multi-organ transplant center and high-specialty hospital established by means of an international not-for-profit public-private partnership between the Region of Sicily, Ri.MED Foundation, and UPMC (University of Pittsburgh Medical Center), which is responsible for its operational management. The Italian Ministry of Health has acknowledged ISMETT as a government-approved research hospital or Istituto di Ricovero e Cura a Carattere Scientifico (IRCCS) in the area of “End-stage organ failure treatment and research”. ISMETT is one of the few Joint Commission International (JCI) accredited hospitals in Italy since 2009, and one of only six Italian hospitals with ERMRA HIMSS Stage 6 certification.
Our mission is to provide outstanding patient care by shaping the future of health care through clinical innovation, biomedical and clinical services, and investing in training and research. We support a new concept of treatment using scientific, technological, and medical innovation to inspire and promote an accountable model of care, economically efficient and patient-centered.
UPMC Italy is a dynamic and multicultural working environment integrated with dignity and respect. You will become part of an international network that encourages collaboration, expression of uniqueness and inclusion, promoting personal and professional growth paths and putting the employee at the center of a distinctive talent experience.
Working as CARDIOLOGIST in IRCCS ISMETT
The IRCCS ISMETT Heart Transplant and Ventricular Assist Device (VAD) program allows to manage a complex population of heart failure patients. Every year, IRCCS ISMETT’s Interventional Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery departments treat approximately 1,000 patients with complex cardiac diseases using state-of-the-art and minimally-invasive technologies.
We are seeking for Senior and Junior cardiologists to be part of our team. This position at IRCCS ISMETT offers a considerable opportunity for a young professional interested in studying the most modern cardiovascular diagnostic imaging techniques, and becoming familiar with the decision-making process and clinical management of complex heart disease patients. In such a context, even the expert cardiologist can contribute to the development of the program and find a highly-qualified and welcoming team, and an opportunity to increase his or her professional knowledge. This
position also includes rotations at UPMC (University of Pittsburgh Medical Center). The cardiologist participates in the clinical activity of the Cardiology Unit, and is involved in ISMETT’s experimentation and research activities.
- Degree in Medicine and Surgery recognized in Italy, or equivalent title.
- Postgraduate diploma in Cardiology recognized in Italy, or equivalent title already obtained or to be obtained during the first quarter of 2023.
- Enrollment in the Italian professional board.
- Fluency in Italian (at least B2)
- EU citizenship (or residence permit in Italy)
Strong motivation, flexibility, problem-solving attitude, excellent teamwork skills are also instrumental to the role.
Location: Palermo (Sicily)
IRCCS ISMETT offers a considerable opportunity for young professionals interested in studying the most modern cardiovascular diagnostic imaging techniques, and becoming familiar with the decision-making process and clinical management of complex heart disease patients. In such a context, even expert cardiologists can contribute to the development of the program and find a highly-qualified and welcoming team, and an opportunity to increase their professional knowledge.
- Live and work in Italy while working directly for our hospitals with long-term work opportunities
- Work hand-in-hand with a skilled team of providers while you gain experience in nationally recognized facilities
- Gain highly desirable skills while getting exposure to various specialties and state-of-the-art equipment
- Involvement in experimentation and research activities.
- Join a team of over 1.200 employees driving quality care in different locations in Italy (Campania, Lazio, Sicily and Tuscany)
- World-wide training and development opportunities
If you are a team player, if you accept the challenge of complex patient care pathways and are ready to live and work in Italy, this is the place TO BE!
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